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  Wine Sales Associate Job in Amherst, NY

Premier Wine and Spirits
Amherst, NY

Posted Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Job Description:

Premier Wine & Spirits is looking for highly motivated, professional individuals with superior wine knowledge to join our retail wine specialist team. This is a full-time position with a great opportunity to learn more about the wine and spirits industry.

Wine Associate:
Our Wine associates have the pleasure of working with our guests and ensuring they have a memorable experience, encouraging product sales and repeat business. They are also responsible for ensuring our stores are organized, clean and well-stocked so that guests enjoy every visit.
Strong candidates will have an understanding of the fine wine market (wines/regions/varietals/prices) and ability to provide a high level of detailed service to a demanding customer base.
This includes a well-rounded knowledge of fine wines, customer relationship building, technology and sales writing. They will be organized, able to multitask, self-motivated and a strong written communicator.

Responsibilities Include:
• Greet guests as they enter the store and provide friendly, prompt, engaging and courteous service
• Learn about wine, spirits and our “Premier Select” products
• Assist in daily maintenance of cleanliness
• Shipping of Wine Products
• Responsible for opening and closing duties for the store
• Ensure company standards are met for store and associate appearance
• Act as a liaison between customers and management
• Keep up to date with knowledge on all wine pricing, signage, product updates and displays
• Assist with wine pricing, signage, and special projects as needed.

Minimum Requirements:
• Strong knowledge and background in wine and spirits
• Minimum of two years’ recent experience working in a role relating to customer service and sales
• Must have ability to work independently as well as on a team
• Must be able to multi-task helping customers in person as well as answering phones and emails while assisting with other day to day tasks
• Able to engage and communicate with customers in a prompt and professional manner
• Must be dependable, have excellent communication and organizational skills
Additional Requirements:
• Attend meetings, training and tastings as needed and scheduled
• Ability to perform physical requirements of position including standing for extended periods of time and lifting loads up to 35 pounds.
• Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays
• Ability to communicate clearly through verbal and written exchange, conduct business related mathematics and analyze data as required
• Proficiency in MS Office and an ability to quickly learn new technology/software is a plus

Benefits:
Competitive wages, Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Employee Discount, 401k Retirement Savings with Company Match

Please Mail Resumes to: Premier Wine & Spirits, 3900 Maple Rd Amherst, New York 14226

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